Students will begin to read word problems more carefully and think more in depth for each problem.
This warm up template takes time to perfect. Students will be frustrated and it will take a long time, but if you stick with it, the results are amazing! Students will start to think more critically and it will become easier and easier as the year goes on.
You can manipulate each day’s number or question to fit the standard you are working on. Also, you can use this to spiral review concepts that were challenging to students.
I have uploaded it in a ZIP file so you can write in the word document and look at an example in the PDF format.